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New paper: Simultaneously operating threats cannot predict extinction risk

Journal: Conservation Letters Abstract: Species afflicted by multiple threats are thought to face greater extinction risk. However, it is not known whether multiple threats operate antagonistically, additively, or synergistically, or whether they vary across different taxonomic and spatial scales. We … Continue reading

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Conversation: Will we hunt dingoes to the brink like the Tasmanian tiger?

By Aaron Greenville, University of Sydney and Glenda Wardle, University of Sydney The last Tasmanian tiger died a lonely death in the Hobart Zoo in 1936, just 59 days after new state laws aimed at protecting it from extinction were … Continue reading

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